It's Flu Season -Help Keep Our Patients Safe!
Flu season is upon us and many of our patients, including newborns and the frail elderly, are more vulnerable to serious illness and complications from influenza. Our healthcare providers use routine practices to prevent the spread of infection. However, family members, visitors and volunteers also play a critical role in keeping our environment safe during the flu season.
Please take the time to review these resources before visiting the hospital.
There are a lot of myths about the flu and the flu shot. We want you to get the facts, not the flu! Click on the graphics/videos below to expand.
See how easily the flu can spread, infecting as many as 7 million Canadians each year.
How does the flu virus attack your body? This interactive video explains what's going on.
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